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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2001

TGI Friday

The ** indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounts or cheaper (or free) for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.


** Pan-Pacific Festival presents traditional and modern Japanese entertainment, noon-3:45 p.m., Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; and 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Centerstage, Ala Moana Center; performances continue at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ala Moana Center, and 1 p.m. at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; free. 926-8177.

** Ka'ala Boys, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Aloha Tower Marketplace Atrium; free. 566-2337.

** Royal Hawaiian Band, 3:30 p.m., Ali'iolani Hale at the Honolulu Hale civic center; a prelude to the King Kamehameha Statue Decoration Ceremony (see Fairs & Festivals below); free. 586-0333.

** Na '–iwi, contemporary Hawaiian, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Kapi'olani Park bandstand; free. 843-8002.

** "Aloha Waikiki," an all-Hawaiian music and dance show with a Boat Days theme, 7-7:30 p.m., DFS Galleria, corner of Kalakaua and Royal Hawaiian avenues; repeats daily; free. 931-2655.

** Keiki Palaka Band and Mike from Hawai'i, 'ukulele and Hawaiian with hula, 7-9 p.m., International Market Place food court stage; free. 971-2080.

** Dean Pagan, contemporary Christian, 7-9 p.m., the Giving Tree Espresso Cafe, Pearl Highlands Center; free. 455-8733.

** Keahiwai, Hawaiian and contemporary, 9:30 p.m., Coffee Cove; free. 955-2683.


** Kuhio Beach Torch Lighting and Hula Show, featuring Halau Hula Olana, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Kuhio Beach stage, near Duke Kahanamoku statue; free. 843-8002.

** Halau Hula O Mokulehua, 7-8 p.m., Pearlridge Center Uptown; free. 488-0981.

Argentine Tango dance classes taught by George Garcia, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginners) or 8:30-9:30 p.m. (intermediate), Honolulu Club; $8. 721-2123.


"Divided We Stand," a Civil War drama, 7 p.m., Mamiya Theatre; a Christian Liberty School (Big Island) production; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; repeats 7 p.m. Saturday; $7. 989-4815, (808) 966-8866.

"Victor/Victoria," Hawai'i premiere starring Cathy Foy in the title role, presented by Diamond Head Theatre, 8 p.m. at DHT; repeats 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday; $10-$40*. 734-0274.

"Love 3 Times," a "serious comedy" by Vilsoni Hereniko, presented by Kumu Kahua, 8 p.m., Kumu Kahua Theatre; repeats 8 p.m. Saturday, Thursday and June 15-16; and 2 p.m. Sunday and June 17; $12* for Thursday's performance; $15* for all other shows. 536-4441.


The Big Sale, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Blaisdell Exhibition Hall; continues Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday; $6*. 591-2211.

** King Kamehameha Statue Decoration Ceremony, with Hawaiian music and hula, 4:30 p.m., at the King Kamehameha I statue at the city civic center; Royal Hawaiian Band concert at 3:30 p.m., Ali'iolani Hale; free. 586-0333.

** Honolulu Jaycees 50th State Fair, 6 p.m.-midnight, Aloha Stadium, lower parking lot; with E.K. Fernandez rides and games, food, petting zoo, entertainment and more; continues noon-midnight Saturday, Sunday, Monday and June 16-17; and June 15, 6 p.m.-midnight; $3* (discounts on admission and rides on some days). 682-5767.

** Pan-Pacific Ho'olaule'a Block Party, 6:30-10 p.m., along Kalakaua Avenue, between Lewers Street and Ka'iulani Avenue; with entertainers from Japan and Hawai'i performing on four stages, ethnic food booths, street performers and more; Ho'okena concert at 9 p.m.; part of the 22nd annual Pan-Pacific Festival-Matsuri in Hawaii; free. 926-8177.

** Hawaiian Heritage Festival, showcasing Hawaiian music and dance, 7 p.m., Honolulu Hale; with kahu Kamaki Kanahele, the Aloha Festivals Royal Court, and performances by Chinky Mahoe's Hula Halau O Kawaili'ula and the Makaha Sons; free. 523-4674.


** Waikiki Historic Trail Walking Tour, 9-10:30 a.m.; meet at the beachside surfboard marker "The Beaches of Waikiki," at the entrance to Kapi'olani Park, on Kalakaua Avenue across from Honolulu Zoo; the guided tour covers Waikiki's historic sites between Kapahulu Avenue and the International Market Place; repeats weekdays and 4:30-6 p.m. Saturdays; free. 841-6442.

** Chinatown Historic and Cultural Walking Tour, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; meet in front of Ramsay Galleries; repeats Fridays; $5. Hawai'i Heritage Center, 521-2749.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, for ages 12 and up, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; repeats weekdays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). Register: 847-8243.

** Hawai'i's Collectible Bottles on display, 2-7 p.m., Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach; featuring vintage milk, liquor, beer and soda bottles, as well as other memorabilia; free admission. 921-9711.

Box Car Racing, presented by American Box Car Racing International, 3-9 p.m., Pearl City Box Car Track; repeats Fridays and Wednesdays, and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; $6*. 947-3393.

** Hawaii State Yo-Yo/Spin Top Semifinals, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Town Center of Mililani; semifinals continue 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Waipahu Daiei food court; 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Windward Mall in front of Special Dreams; June 16, 7-9 p.m., Ward Warehouse amphitheater; and June 23 (wild card event), noon, Centerstage, Ala Moana Center; finals June 23 following the wild card event; free. 834-2828.

Oahu Choral Society Banquet and Silent Auction, 5:30-9 p.m., 'Akala Ballroom, Queen Kapi'olani Hotel; $35 includes dinner buffet. 595-0327.

** King's Jubilee and Fireworks, a tribute to King David Kalakaua with flag ceremony, precision rifle drill and musical revue, 6:30 p.m., Hilton Hawaiian Village; aerial fireworks at 8 p.m.; repeats Fridays; free. 949-4321.

Ghosthunters Bus Tour, with storyteller Lopaka Kapanui, 7:15 p.m.-midnight; a Honolulu TimeWalks Chicken Skin program; repeats June 23 and 30; $30. Register: 943-0371.